Mediaset selects Accenture to distribute new streaming service
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Mediaset selects Accenture to distribute new streaming service

Italy’s largest commercial broadcaster, Mediaset, is using Accenture Video Solution 4.0 to distribute its Infinity service to Chromecast users

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Harmonic webinar now available from NewBay Connect
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Harmonic webinar now available from NewBay Connect

Harmonic’s free webinar, which took place last month, is now available on NewBay Connect. The presentation, ‘IT Infrastructure and Virtualization Applied to Video Applications’, by Ian Trow, senior director of emerging technology and strategy at Harmonic, can be downloaded here.

Live video broadcasting to be the new ‘selfie’ by 2017
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Live video broadcasting to be the new ‘selfie’ by 2017

Video and visual technologies are becoming increasingly important for interacting with customers and each other, according to information technology research and advisory company Gartner.

Africa’s MultiChoice picks Clearleap multiscreen platform
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Africa’s MultiChoice picks Clearleap multiscreen platform

African pay-TV provider MultiChoice has selected Clearleap to help it to deal with the rapidly increasing amount of content it needs to process.

G.fast solves Ultra HDTV bandwidth bottleneck
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G.fast solves Ultra HDTV bandwidth bottleneck

The Broadband Forum, a global association of broadband service providers and technology vendors, has announced support for the new ITU-T ultra broadband access standard, G.fast, as a new way to deliver bandwidth intensive consumer applications such as 4K Ultra High Definition TV (4K UHD) and cloud-based consumer applications.

bitmovin provides 40 hour live stream for KroneHit
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bitmovin provides 40 hour live stream for KroneHit

Austrian radio broadcaster KroneHit has deployed bitmovin’s cloud-based encoding platform bitcodin, in combination with the company’s bitdash MPEG DASH players to live stream a studio video feed of KroneHit’s 40 hour marathon fundraising event to support the Child’s Dream Foundation (Stiftung Kindertraum)

Televisión Canaria migrates to all-disk archive with DAC
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Televisión Canaria migrates to all-disk archive with DAC

Televisión Canaria, the broadcasting authority for Spain’s Canary Islands, has migrated its entire archive from LTO tape to an ALTO all-disk storage system from Disk Archive Corporation (DAC).

QI chooses XL Video
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QI chooses XL Video

Working with production manager Sarah Chaloner and designer Jonathan Paul Green, XL Video supplied a projection system for studio recordings of Series L of the QI Ltd/TalkBack Television show, QI.

Sony and TopVision deliver Linkin Park live in 4K
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Sony and TopVision deliver Linkin Park live in 4K

TopVision has successfully accomplished the 4K live production and transmission of a Linkin Park concert in Berlin using production technology from Sony

The Voice of Ireland post benefits from Forscene
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The Voice of Ireland post benefits from Forscene

Irish production company Screentime ShinAwiL is using Forbidden Technologies’ Forscene during post production on the fourth series of the reality singing competition The Voice of Ireland.

ITV Studios Nordic adopts Avid Everywhere
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ITV Studios Nordic adopts Avid Everywhere

ITV Studios Norway, part of ITV Studios Nordic, has selected Avid Everywhere with the hope of streamlining its media production and management, and facilitating remote collaboration across its facilities in Norway, Sweden and Finland.

Sharon White announced as Ofcom chief executive
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Sharon White announced as Ofcom chief executive

Ofcom has appointed Sharon White as its new chief executive. She will leave her current position as second permanent secretary at HM Treasury, and join Ofcom in late March 2015

The future of OTT
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The future of OTT

Gene Hoffman, chairman and CEO of Vindicia, talks to TVBEurope about the predicted growth of VoD services, the power of Netflix, and the future of premium OTT in Europe.

People on the move December
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People on the move December

Members attending the EBU 73rd General Assembly in Geneva elected the remaining nine members of the EBU Executive Board which will lead the European broadcasting community for the next two years.

Using the ITU BS.1770 and CBS Loudness Meters To Measure Loudness Controller Performance
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Using the ITU BS.1770 and CBS Loudness Meters To Measure Loudness Controller Performance

Orban’s white paper can be found on NewBay Connect, the digital resource which also features analyst reports, case studies, briefings, tutorials and more.

Procam acquires True Lens Services
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Procam acquires True Lens Services

The UK’s largest broadcast hire company, Procam, has acquired Leicester-based lens service and manufacturing facility True Lens Services.

Piksel powers Western Athletic Conference
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Piksel powers Western Athletic Conference

Piksel has helped to design and implement the solution behind the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Digital Network. In partnership with VISTA Worldlink, Piksel has deployed its Digital Stadium solution to deliver the WAC’s live and archived sports coverage to fans across the world using online video.

That’s Solent on air with QNews
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That’s Solent on air with QNews

That’s Solent, the new local TV channel for the south coast, went live with aQ Broadcast’s QNews newsroom system.

BBC could lose Wimbledon TV coverage
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BBC could lose Wimbledon TV coverage

The BBC could give up its right to exclusively broadcast the Wimbledon championship and instead share coverage of the event with BT

Scrub enhances Silverglade workflow with Avid
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Scrub enhances Silverglade workflow with Avid

Scrub, a division of HHB, has supplied London’s Silverglade post production with a 16-fader Avid S6 M10 control surface for its 5.1-equipped audio dubbing studio.

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